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0000392Cinelerra-GG[All Projects] Featurepublic2020-09-08 23:52
ReporterPhyllisSmith Assigned To 
PrioritylowSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status newResolutionopen 
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Summary0000392: Consider "Single" window option instead of 4
DescriptionLFOM in the forum (03/22/2020) suggested going to a Single window option instead of the 4 separate windows. This may be possible by "rooting" the window per GG. It is something that can be looked into but of low priority. I do not think it would include the "tear off" option that might be expected though (because not written in QT?) The request for this is based on having a small screen with the end result of the title lines on each of the 4 windows taking up space - 4 times more than if you only had 1 window.

The rooting window version would have to be started from a window command line rather than an icon though.
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2020-09-08 23:52

reporter   ~0004013

Hmmm, interesting. I think it is possible to use some Gnome Shell extension to also remove the title bars (window decorations), then windows could be moved while holding Super key pressed. I don't know if it is possible in the framework used by Cin, but if an option to hide the title bars could be added, it would actually achieve the goal without giving up on multiple windows.


2020-09-06 22:13

reporter   ~0004005

There seems to be piece of code that removes window decorations in DE-independent way:

Found via ('Index » Desktop » Hide window decoration of a specific window?')


2020-09-06 21:04

reporter   ~0004004

Well, I removed titles by using 'special' option in kde3's kwin (1440x900):

Also, program like 'xmms' (old music player on gtk1) can be dragged around as one window, even if it actually comes as 3 separate windows

Cinelerra-GG compact.png (414,985 bytes)


2020-06-12 17:36

manager   ~0003592

That screenshot is kind of interesting with the thinner title bars -- thanks for sharing!
We have done some things to provide a little more screen space. You might have read in the release notes, that now you can size the audio tracks separate from the video tracks + each patchbay for each track has a up/down toggle to change the track size.

I can not remember if I mentioned this before but you can go into Settings->Preferences, Appearance tab and set the "Layout Scale" to a smaller size so that the Cinelerra windows, icons, and characters are smaller but, of course, the title bars coming from the O/S are the same size as before (which is the problem anyway).


2020-06-12 03:59

reporter   ~0003588

Screen shot of latest CinGG running on Pop!_OS 20.04 (Gnome + a GTK+ theme with thinner title bars) in 1280x800 resolution.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-03-24 00:57 PhyllisSmith New Issue
2020-03-24 01:06 PhyllisSmith Description Updated View Revisions
2020-06-12 03:59 lfom File Added: Screenshot from 2020-06-12 00-58-05.png
2020-06-12 03:59 lfom Note Added: 0003588
2020-06-12 17:36 PhyllisSmith Note Added: 0003592
2020-09-06 21:04 Andrew-R File Added: Cinelerra-GG compact.png
2020-09-06 21:04 Andrew-R Note Added: 0004004
2020-09-06 22:13 Andrew-R Note Added: 0004005
2020-09-08 23:52 lfom Note Added: 0004013